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Dentures, What To Consider

With dentures, people who have lost the use of their teeth, can regain the abilities they once had with a set of healthy teeth. The benefits are numerous and immediate. One of the best things about dentures is that while a set of unhealthy teeth can greatly restrict the foods you can eat, dentures allow you to eat a much wider range of foods. However, it is important to remember that there is an adjustment period that comes with getting dentures, so to start out with, it's better to stick with [...]

By |2019-03-06T22:15:18+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Your Pineville, NC Dentist

What does it mean to you to have a great dental practice that provides quality dentistry for your entire family? For our patients it means having a dental team you can count on, convenience combined with great care and a dental provider that puts your needs first. Pineville is an area that nearly 10,000 people call home. It is filled with shopping, entertainment and lots of dining choices. When it comes to finding your place to call home schools and medical/dental providers are top on the list. Royce Family Dentistry [...]

By |2018-08-31T10:48:09+00:00August 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Teeth Whitening Services In Charlotte, NC

The Queen city is known for many things including beautiful smiles.  Royce Family Dentistry with providing dentist, Hugh Ogletree Jr.  is proud to share information about teeth whitening services to the Charlotte area. Do you feel like your teeth or discolored, maybe even stained?  It's a common thought among many people, why are my teeth so yellow? Staining on the teeth Teeth can become stain very easily depending on our daily habits.  Food, coffee and wine are all culprits to producing stain on the teeth.  Coffee, tea, sodas and smoking [...]

By |2018-08-23T13:39:56+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Why Dental Sealants Might Be The Right Choice For You

Growing up, almost everyone is informed regarding the issues caused by tooth decay and cavities. Both tooth decay and cavities are caused by bacterial buildup in the mouth, which occurs when there is leftover food and plaque on your teeth. As the bacteria digest these food particles, they release acid which will then lead to tooth decay. At Royce Family Dentistry, we believe that education is extremely important when caring for your teeth and overall oral health. There are a few ways that you can help prevent any tooth decay or cavities from [...]

By |2018-07-23T13:38:56+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Everyone wonders every now and then about changing the way they look. Of course, we do it all the time in a superficial way with makeup, new hairstyles, jewelry and clothes, and sometimes more dramatically with tattoos and piercings. But occasionally we consider making deeper, more permanent changes like plastic surgery, or, what is more common by far, cosmetic dentistry. Most people have something they don’t like about the way their teeth look. The good news is that many things can be corrected. What Is Cosmetic Surgery? According to the [...]

By |2018-06-23T10:00:16+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

It’s Summer! Don’t Take A Break From Oral Hygiene!

It’s summer! Time for vacations, cookouts, swimming, hot days, cool treats, and lazy, hazy days. We all love that “summer feeling” of no school, no schedule, no problem but we can’t neglect the basic practices that help us maintain healthy teeth. Here are a few tips to help you keep your smile healthy all summer long: Brush Twice a Day It sounds basic but maintaining a regular brushing schedule in the summer is an important routine you do not want to ignore. Summertime schedules are topsy-turvy and often interrupt our [...]

By |2018-05-23T15:11:17+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

When we think of dentists and dentistry, naturally our minds think of teeth and all that goes into keeping them healthy and white. But did you know that a crucial part of your exam at Royce Family Dentistry includes screening for oral cancers? Oral cancers occur in the mouth and/or throat and can extend to the tongue and lips. The mouth and throat are made up of flat cells called squamous cells. These cells are arranged like scales in the lining of your mouth and throat, tongue and lips. When [...]

By |2018-04-23T14:14:42+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Quick Tips before you fill those Easter baskets!

With Easter quickly approaching, the dentists at Royce Family Dentistry wanted to share some quick tips before you fill those Easter baskets! At Royce Family Dentistry, we affectionately call the time period between Halloween and Easter “candy season”. There is a special sweet treat for every holiday! How do you maintain good oral health and prevent tooth decay when there is an abundance of sugar in all the treats? Sugar is also present in a variety of foods, making it extra hard to know you are consuming it. Sugar is [...]

By |2018-03-12T17:31:09+00:00March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Royce Family Dentistry In The Community

In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month, Royce Family Dentistry visited the 2nd grade, and 4th & 5th grade classes at Pineville Elementary! First, we spent time with the 2nd graders reading Doug the Sugarbug, teaching the kids healthy brushing habits, flossing, and cavity prevention. Next, we visited the 4th & 5th grade classes and presented information about good oral health, including healthy brushing habits, flossing, and scheduling regular dental check-ups. We also discussed smoking and how it leads to cavities, gum disease, and can even cause oral cancer. [...]

By |2018-02-28T17:44:50+00:00February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What Is Gingivitis

If you have red, irritated, or swollen gums you may have gingivitis. Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease and is very treatable if caught early. At Royce Family Dentistry we take gingivitis very seriously and can create a treatment plan to restore your oral health. Gingivitis is caused by plaque, the soft and sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on the teeth and gums. Plaque produces toxins that irritate the gums, and is best controlled by daily brushing and flossing. The good news is that generally, [...]

By |2018-01-23T19:12:11+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|